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Yom HaShoah: Appalachian State and Boone Communities Remember Victims of the Holocaust on National Days of Remembrance

Yom HaShoah: Appalachian State and Boone Communities Remember Victims of the Holocaust on National Days of Remembrance
Apr 11, 2017

On Monday, April 24, 2017 Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies along with the Temple of the High Country and Appalachian State University’s Hillel chapter will organize a public reading of the names of European Jews murdered by the German

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Fundraising Concert for Appalachian Studies E.J. Cabbell Scholarship to feature local band Strictly Strings and The Blue Ridge Broadcasters

Fundraising Concert for Appalachian Studies E.J. Cabbell Scholarship to feature local band Strictly Strings and The Blue Ridge Broadcasters
Apr 11, 2017

On Friday, April 21, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the Appalachian Studies program at Appalachian State University will host a concert to fundraise for the Edward J.

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Pictured here are the Comprehensive level winners from the NCCTM State Mathematics Contest held at Appalachian State University on March 8. They will next compete at the state competition. Photo by Marie Freeman

Middle and high school students compete in regional math competition hosted by Appalachian
Apr 10, 2017

Awards for individuals and top schools were earned during regional qualifying for the NCCTM State Mathematics Contest held at Appalachian State University March 8.

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Robert Gipe

Novelist Robert Gipe to appear April 20 in Appalachian’s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Apr 10, 2017

When Robert Gipe appears April 20 in the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University, the occasion will spotlight a current attraction and a coming one.

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Cartoonist Keith Knight

Cartoonist Keith Knight Visits Appalachian State University
Apr 10, 2017

On Monday, April 24, 2017 nationally renowned cartoonist Keith Knight will visit Appalachian State University. While on campus, Knight will be the focus of two events that are free and open to the public.

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Curt Fields as General U.S. Grant

General Ulysses S. Grant: The Man Behind the Uniform with Dr. Curt Fields, Living Historian and Re-Enactor
Apr 5, 2017

As part of a continued exploration of Civil War themes this semester, the Department of History at Appalachian State University will host Dr. Curt Fields for “An Evening with General Ulysses S. Grant: The Man Behind the Uniform.” Dr.

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Dr. Neva J. Specht

Specht named dean of Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences
Mar 27, 2017

Dr. Neva J. Specht has been named dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences after a national search. She begins her duties May 1.

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Hi-Phi Nation

Philosophy faculty member featured in recent Hi-Phi Nation podcast
Mar 27, 2017

Dr. Christopher Bartel, an associate professor of philosophy at Appalachian State University, has contributed to “The Cops of Pop,” the fifth episode of “Hi-Phi Nation,” a story- and sound-driven podcast about philosophy.

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Dr. Andrew Moravcsik, Lady Catherine Ashton and Teri Schultz for Dan German Speaker Series

Dan German Speaker Series April 4 and 12 to include Princeton professor, University of Warwick chancellor and journalist
Mar 24, 2017

The new Dan German Speaker Series at Appalachian State University has invited international experts to lead conversations in April on topics ranging from the current tensions in transatlantic relations to human rights in the 21st century.

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Sophorn Yang, prominent union activist and a delegate to the UN Conference on the Status of Women, will speak at Appalachian on Thursday, March 30, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Cambodian labor organizer and delegate to U.N. Conference on the Status of Women to speak at Appalachian March 30
Mar 22, 2017

ophorn Yang, president of the Cambodian Alliance of Trade Unions (CATU) and a delegate to the United Nations Conference on the Status of Women, will speak at Appalachian State University on Thursday, March 30, at 7 p.m.

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Poet Al Young will appear April 6 in the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University. Photo by James Skulcroft

Poet Al Young to appear April 6 in Appalachian’s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
Mar 22, 2017

When Al Young was in the second grade, the venerable poet recalled recently, his teacher made him and his classmates recite poetry regularly.

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Dr. Andrew Monroe with his research assistants in Appalachian State University’s Department of Psychology. Photo by Marie Freeman

Thinking about your future may make you less trusting and more critical of others
Mar 22, 2017

Appalachian State University’s Dr. Andrew Monroe is a psychologist in the College of Arts and Sciences who studies people’s moral and social judgments.


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Planet 9 with Dr. Michael Brown

Solar system astronomer Michael Brown to give public lecture at ASU
Mar 20, 2017

For those who took hard the news of Pluto’s disqualification as the ninth planet in the solar system, strong evidence suggests that a replacement is on the way, as discovered by the “Pluto Killer” himself, Michael Brown.

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